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Iran

geographical name \i-ˈrän, -ˈran; ī-ˈran\

Definition of IRAN

country SW Asia bordering in N on Caspian Sea & in S on Persian Gulf & Gulf of Oman; an Islamic republic since 1979, formerly an empire Tehran area 635,932 square miles (1,647,064 square kilometers), pop 69,500,000
Irani \-ˈrä-nē, -ˈra-\ adjective or noun

Variants of IRAN

Iran or especially formerly by outsiders Per·sia \ˈpər-zhə, especially British -shə\

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